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Kansas City Man Sentenced to Life for Grandmother’s Death

A Missouri judge has sentenced a 19-year-old Kansas City man to life in prison for stabbing his grandmother to death a day after she celebrated her 70th birthday.

06/30/2015

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Sheriff: Woman Accused of Killing Mom May Have Faked Illness

A Missouri woman accused with her boyfriend of killing her mother may have faked the need for a wheelchair and pretended to be a Hurricane Katrina victim.

06/16/2015

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St. Louis Man Accused in Baseball Bat Beating

A St. Louis man is accused of beating a man with a baseball bat while keeping him captive in his basement for more than an hour.

05/13/2015

Mourners for Taylor Clark surround a makeshift memorial in his honor.

‘It Shouldn’t Have Happened to Him’ – More Than 100 Gather at Taylor Clark Vigil

“He was a great person and he had everything going for him. It shouldn’t have happened to him.”

05/07/2015

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St. Louis Teen Faces Charges in 16-Year-Old’s Shooting Death

Court records say the juvenile suspect told police he fatally shot Zachary Al-Hamid before taking his car and cellphone.

04/16/2015

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Man Accused in Ferguson Police Shooting Denied Lower Bond

Jeffrey Williams is accused of wounding the officers on March 12, during an early-morning rally sparked by the resignation of Ferguson’s police chief. Both officers are expected to recover.

03/31/2015

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Man Charged After Allegedly Throwing Knives at Officers

A St. Charles County man is facing charges for allegedly throwing two knives at police officers from a second-floor window.

03/10/2015

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Teen Certified as Adult for Trial in St. Louis Hammer Death

A 16-year-old has been certified to stand trial as an adult for his alleged role in the St. Louis hammer killing of a Bosnian immigrant.

02/27/2015

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Another Killing in St. Louis Area Involving Hammer

St. Louis County police were called to a home in the 3800 block of Melba Place early Tuesday for a report of a disturbance made by a woman who said her two sons were arguing before she fled the home in fear.

12/10/2014

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Woman Shot in South St. Louis Bar Shootout Has Died

The woman was shot in the back of the head after three men came into the bar and began shooting. She has been identified as 63-year-old Diana Lawrence.

12/03/2014

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